Republican Town Committee will not support New London budget

New London -- The Republican Town Committee voted Tuesday not to support the $42.3 million general government budget which is going to referendum Tuesday.

The committee passed a resolution urging members to vote no, because, in part, the spending plan, which represents a 1.91-mill increase in taxes, lacks details and does not include all line items in the budget.

“In discussions, the committee suggested that overtime, salaries, and new positions be reduced to cover lowering taxes,’’ according to statement released by the committee on Wednesday.



Loading comments...
Hide Comments

Stories that may interest you

Sacred art, as was saved from Notre Dame, 'is needed in the world'

On Monday, artist Grace Zazzaro was in her studio, putting the finishing touches on the icon she was scheduled to bring to King’s College later in the week. That's when she looked on Facebook and saw that the Paris cathedral was on fire.

Bearing the cross in New London

The Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, second from right, of St. James Episcopal Church in New London helps Hildy Ziegler, right, and Will Cooper, back, carry the cross on Good Friday on the first leg of the Stations of the Cross in New London.

New London trash task force pitches alternative to yellow bags

A task force charged with exploring the best way for the city to change its habits and increase its recycling rates has some recommendations — and they do not include any yellow garbage bags associated with a controversial pay-as-you-throw program.

Groton, Stonington won't fund North Stonington Road Bridge replacement next year

Neither town has set aside funding for the bridge for fiscal year 2020, but are eyeing fiscal year 2021 as the year it could be replaced.